…false, just like saying "As a citizen ofI want to pay my tax so that the EU stops giving us free money".
§quotes from Design Jargon Bullshit :
"Visually dynamic, the emblem also represents the diversity of our converged solutions"
"Color is the first element of recognition. It is anchored in time and reflects the integration of two very strong brands"
"Letters that had thicker and thinner strokes - conveying the subjective …
Earlier this week I gave a talk at EU on psychological factors that should be considered when designing alerts .
Imagine you had to write a postmortem containing statements like these:
We were unable to resolve the outage as quickly as we would have hoped because our decision making was impacted by extreme stress.
…making the extra effort to seek out women speakers and attendees (something the JSConf EU team do a stellar job at).
We certainly keep an eye on the male-to-female speaker ratio at Trampoline, and have encouraged women in particular to put their hand up to speak - though we also encourage plenty of men too. The later events have certainly been more balanced than earlier ones.
Most conference parties suck.
I wish it wasn't the case, but so often, they'll be …
Deploying our Facebook apps live to the Heroku cloud in the EU was pain-free and as easy as staging. We're delighted to see an average of 11% improvement in page load times since making the switch. Consumers don't tolerate waiting, particularly on mobile devices, so Heroku's EU contribution to a snappy user experience is a big boost for Betapond and our customers.
Safe Harbor Compliance is Coming Soon
Heroku is not yet a registered participant in the Safe Harbor…
We are already heavy into planning for our next conference in DjangoCon EU . The event is sold out but they have a waiting list ... and the speaker list looks amazing! We look forward to talking again with old friends in the community as well as meeting many new ones with our first foray into Python/ Django European community. See you in in May!land. We are a sponsor and we will be speaking at
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To highlight some of these features, I gave a presentation at Wait, Chrome DevTools could do THAT? ". To my surprise, it became a runaway hit, aggregating over 100K unique visitors since published, and generating a lot of requests for the video of the talk... See below!EU a few weeks back: "
Wait, Chrome Dev Tools could do THAT?
This episode provides a whirlwind tour of how to analyze network performance, rendering and layout pipeline, as well as detecting …
In this week's news, we go on the conference circuit to find great web performance tips fromEU, WebPerfDays Europe, and more.
* looks at the similarities between ordinary code and practice versus infrastructure as code.DuBois
* Joshua Bixby has answers to 36 questions about web performance .
* measuring time in millisecond resolutions just isn't enough.team explains why
* entity_5470 …
Rack-Policy: for Complying With the EU ePrivacy Directive
If you're not based in the EU, you can ignore this idiotic piece of legislation but otherwise Rack-Policy helps your Ruby webapps comply with getting implied consent before any cookies can be stored on your visitors' machines.
Image Sorcery: A Ruby ImageMagick 'That 't Suck'
Image Sorcery leverages all three of ImageMagick's command line tools, …
It's HighScalability Time:
Markus Frind : Scaling is not very fun these days.
Mike Krieger : Scaling is like replacing all components on a car while driving it at 100 mph.
@ jaykreps : We built servers that could handle 100k connections by building servers that could handle 10k connections and waiting a decade.
Response time on single node in EU (no cluster setup): 0.005100 sec
Response time on two-nodes ( EUJAP) cluster: 0.275642 sec
Response time on three-nodes ( EUJAPUSA) cluster: 0.294754 sec
Well, one may argue that 0.27 sec for single query is kind of big, but this is the physic law, you cannot
go faster than speed of light, and the round trip betweenand takes time (or at least until scientists figure out how to attach transaction to Faster than light neutrino …